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Andrea Goldsmith

21 June 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Andrea Goldsmith and Elizabeth McCarthy

How do we become estranged from ourselves – and from the people and places that have moulded us?

2019 Emerging Writers’ Festival Edition

24 June 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sara Saleh, Shirley Le, Julie Keys, and Zhi Yi...

On 24 June, prepare for a strong literary gale blowing in from the north, as we host four incredible...

Sreedhevi Iyer and Jamie Marina Lau

28 June 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Jamie Marina Lau, Sumudu Samarawickrama, and...

In partnership with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, we’re presenting two writers whose exceptional debut...

Hot Desk Edition #1

1 July 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Stella Charls, Vanessa Giron, Yvette Holt,...

In this edition of the Next Big Thing, glimpse works-in-progress from our first intake of 2019 Hot Desk...

Medicine and Healthcare in Australia

2 July 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft and Ranjana Srivastava

There's much to celebrate in the history of Australian medicine and medical care – from the famous...

Hit List: Australian Crime Writing

3 July 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Emma Viskic, Garry Disher, Sulari Gentill,...

It’s no mystery that Australian crime writers are on some kind of a rampage – some kind of a spree –...

Our Little Inventor: Illustration Workshop: Melbourne

4 July 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sher Rill Ng

Our Little Inventor is a fantastic book for kids by Melbourne author and illustrator Sher Rill Ng...

Our Little Inventor: Illustration Workshop: Warrnambool

5 July 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sher Rill Ng

Our Little Inventor is a fantastic book for kids by Melbourne author and illustrator Sher Rill Ng...

High Notes: Michael Pollan on the New Science of Psychedelics

19 July 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Michael Pollan and Christine Kenneally

For years, Michael Pollan's books have changed minds.